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The Humanity in Action Fellowship explores issues of democracy, pluralism, human rights, and social justice. Applications for our 2021 Fellowships are now closed. Sign up to be notified about our 2022 Fellowships!
News & Events
Senior Fellow's vaccine distribution work in Ghana highlighted by The New York Times
Senior Fellow Owusu Akoto was recently featured in The New York Times for his contribution in delivering and distributing the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in Ghana.
Aisha Fukushima on The Pandemic and “RAPtivism”
Humanity in Action Senior Fellow Aisha Fukushima is a RAPtivist and social justice advocate. She was featured in a podcast episode hosted by Gabriel Teodros to talk about her music and her activism.
Documentary on How New York's Chinatown is Adapting to Change
Senior Fellow Jacob Fertig, along with Carin Leong and Madeline Chen created a new mini documentary titled Year of the Ox. This film is about how he children who grew up in the neighborhood are harnessing technology to help revive the neighborhood.
The Bertelsmann Foundation, Humanity in Action & Andrew Keen on How to Fix Democracy: The Interview Series & Live Sessions
How to Fix Democracy: The Documentary Film
Action Projects are as diverse as Humanity in Action Fellows. Fellows apply their new knowledge and perspectives to the communities they impact—in whatever format they find meaningful.
“In Conversation with... Angela Davis”
In her Action Project, Lamisa Mustafa is building on the activist work she has already been doing at her university. The conversation with Dr. Angela Davis is just one of many events organized by Lamisa as part of the larger effort by the SMU’s Human Rights Council to advance and ensure racial justice on and off campus.
Stonewall: 50 Years Later, A Talk about the LGBTQ Community in the U.S. and Perú
A presentation and open discussion about the struggle, then and now, for LGBTQ rights and acceptance in Trujillo, Perú.
35 was an interactive art project at the Montclair Art Museum; it raised awareness about the life expectancy rate for Black transgender women.